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New York City Crime Scene, 1914-1918
New York City crime scene, 1914-1918
Mensuration de la coudée [Measurement of the cubit (from the tip of the middle finger to the elbow)]
Bertillon's Filing System
Jan Evangelista Purkinje, Commentatio de examine physiologico organi visus et systematis cutanei [Commentary on the Physiological Examination of the Visual Organs and the Cutaneous System (the Skin)], Bratislava, 1823
Fingerprinting instructions, about 1900
Frederick Kuhne, The Finger Print Instructor…Based upon the Sir E. R. Henry System of Classifying and Filing…, New York, 1940
Taking fingerprints, 1940
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A photograph from Alphonse Bertillon's photo album from his exhibition at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa